Analysis of nutrients intake on lunch in primary school students: do they meet nutrients standard?

Rahmiwati, Anita and Febry, Fatmalina (2015) Analysis of nutrients intake on lunch in primary school students: do they meet nutrients standard? International Journal of Current Research and Academic Review. pp. 28-33. ISSN 2347-3215

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    Abstract

    Childhood is a time that is susceptible to various diseases caused due to deficiency nutrients. Full day school model for elementary school student with school feeding gives positive contribution by increasing children nutritional status. Some food served in school feeding should generate 1/3 total energy needs of the child (Mahan and Stump, 2004). The purpose of this study was to analyze the nutrients intake on lunch in primary school students. The design of the study is observational analytic method with cross-sectional approach. This study was conducted in the Integrated Islamic Primary School Integrated Bina Ilmi Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia. The number of students who participated in this study was 64 students consisting of 32 students who bring lunch from home and 32 students who follow school lunch feeding. Average energy and protein intake of students who bring lunch from home is better than the students who follow school lunch feeding. There are significant differences between the levels of energy and protein sufficiency both group of students (P<0.05). There are significant differences between the levels of nutrition knowledge in both group of students (P<0.05). Students who follow school lunch feeding has a thinner on Body Mass Index (BMI) than students who ate lunches brought from home provision that 21 students (60 %). There was no difference between the nutritional statuses of groups of students (P> 0.05). It is need to increase the quality and amount menu on school lunch feeding.

    Item Type: Article
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
    R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
    Divisions: Faculty of Public Health > Department of Public Health
    Depositing User: fakhriyati f ningrum
    Date Deposited: 02 Nov 2015 08:40
    Last Modified: 02 Nov 2015 08:40
    URI: http://eprints.unsri.ac.id/id/eprint/5855

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